Program Details

The Master of Arts in Arts Administration program combines current theoretical study and academic research.
Rock Hill, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Fine Art

Program Overview

Program Description:
The M.A. in Arts Administration is for individuals seeking to enhance their effectiveness and increase their career opportunities as arts administration professionals. The emphasis of the degree is on leadership in not-for-profit arts organizations with special focus on the visual arts, dance, music, theatre, museum, cultural institution and performing arts administration. The 36-hour degree program consists of a core of 18 weekend sessions (18 credit hours), four web-based courses (12 hours), and two one-week summer institutes (6 credit hours) spread out over two years of full-time, low residency enrollment. Classes meet one weekend each month fall and spring semesters and one week in June. Participants will be admitted in cohorts beginning in the fall semester of each year.

Additional Program Information

Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and NASAD-National Association of Schools of Art and Design
Financial Aid:
Specifically the applicant should: 1. Hold a baccalaureate degree in an arts or business management discipline; 2. Have an overall undergraduate grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; 3. Submit an essay describing their background in the non-profit arts environment and their reasons for pursuing this degree program; 4. Submit a current curriculum vitae; and 5. Submit two letters of recommendation from educational or arts professionals. (refer to the Winthrop University Graduate School website for further admission requirement information)